Alibaba’s Adventure launched in Lagos
Media personnel and writer Uche Dominic has launched his sixth book Alibaba’s Adventure.
“When I started writing I just wanted my picture to be at the back of a book but today I am happy at the great impact my books have made,” Dominic said during the book launch in Lagos Travel Inn hotel, Lagos.
“Your support for me today is support for education and support for the future. Today I present to you my sixth book Alibaba’s Adventure.”
Dominic has authored other books including Little Mariah, a thrilling novel based on a true story of abused child abuse, A Life Of Runs, a fictional novel on cybercrime, Black Sheep, which looks at juvenile delinquency, Man and Dog and The Reward for Honesty.
Alibaba’s Adventure, which advocates children’s rights and survival in the society, synthesizes the author’s other books.
Published under Revcom Books, the book’s foreword was written by Honourable Shina Abiola Peller, honourable member of the Federal House of Representatives, Oyo State while its preface was written by Professor Yusuf Dankofa, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The children novella was dedicated to the Lagos State commissioner of police Zubairu Muazu
Muazu while delivering his speech at the book launch called on parents to cultivate reading habit in their homes because that is the first training place for a child.
He also stated that with adequate training and exposure to good books like Alibaba’s Adventures he is optimistic that cultism and other vices in the society will reduce.
“If you read books like Alibaba’s adventure Aby Uche you will know what it takes to train a child,” Muazu said.
“The book is good for our children because it will help them to be responsible in the society,” he added.
Dominic affirmed to the commissioner’s advice stating that he learned how to write at a young age from his father.
“When I was growing up my dad punishes me to read the newspaper. This built my vocabulary and writing skills,” Dominic said
He said his next book will be larger than previous ones which will focus on prison life and other vices in the society.